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Wallowa Lake Tramway

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Address: 59919 Wallowa Lake Hwy, Joseph, OR 97846-8334
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Spectacular view

Tram ascends to 8,000 feet in cable car. Trails that provide various views of mountains and valleys surrounding on top. Hang gliding happening. Well worth the money. Restaurant... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2016
John M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Tram ascends to 8,000 feet in cable car. Trails that provide various views of mountains and valleys surrounding on top. Hang gliding happening. Well worth the money. Restaurant good food, great view, worth the wait.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I'm not big on "heights". But, i am sooooo glad. Did the this. And the tram ride really isn't bad at all. Take the seat facing the mountain. Once at the summit the views are absolutely spectacular. Just do it !!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

It was a perfect clear day when we took the tram up. Breath taking view. My husband enjoyed the trails, took about an hour to hike all of them.

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Had never visited this area. The tram is a little expensive ($31/person), but it is a surprisingly long & scenic gondola ride to the top of the mountain. Great views all around, and a variety of trails, both long and short, with signs to explain the topography etc. Could easily spend several hours here hiking. Did not eat, but there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Ride up to the top on a clear day and the view is awesome and there is a restaurant on top also. Perhaps you want lunch there also after walking around. Very good for the hikers and bikers. Biking would not be for the faint of heart.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The tramway is an excellent way to go to the top of the mountain and gave great expansive views of Wallowa county. This is a must do if you are in the area.

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Vancouver, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The tram is wonderful, The views spectacular! I was amazed how clean and quite it was on top to the tram Too hard to just share 1 or 2 pictures!

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The ride up/down gave us grand views of the Wallowa Valley as well as the various mountains in the area. The short trails work up a good appetite for lunch! The Summit Grill, even at the end-of-the-season, had enough food to please everyone coming in. Take your time, relax waiting for the meal and enjoy the 'views' around the summit.... More 

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Rockaway Beach, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We rode up in the afternoon on a cloudy day. Be sure to take a coat up as it is a lot colder up there! Also, take binoculars if you have them. The hiking trails take you to some great viewpoints. The hiking is not strenuous.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We took the tram (about 15 minutes each way) and hiked to a few of the viewing points. On a clear day, you can see many mountain ranges in addition to the Wallowas. We sat and had a beer at the bar on top, and watched the paragliders launch. Fun way to take in a spectacular view of the area.... More 

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